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    November 6, 2012
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point. >> the campaign: yesterday as the nation decides a president. >> and unusual find in anne arundel county. more on this corridor and where he was found -- more on this critter. >> the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> let's get a check of the forecast. >> i don't expect any weather problems today. we're starting out with partly
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cloudy skies. 33 at the airport. in the 20's in some of the northern suburbs. cold enough for some frost. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature in the upper 40's and low 50's. we will talk about the nor'easter in just a few minutes. >> good morning. let's bring you up to date. broadway between eastern and t, watch for closures in the city. an accident northbound 295 near 175. northbound 95, another problem of note with a disabled vehicle.
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not bad as far as delays so far. 11 minutes on the west side outer loop. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 97. no problems to report. this is 95 in harford county. big problems in the city. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we begin with that stubborn fire at that is burning in fells point. >> kim dacey joins us live from the scene. >> we are here several blocks away from the scene which is in the 500 block of broadway. you can see the smoke and water that is flying. this is a very big fire.
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four alarms. there have been no injuries to civilians or firefighters. they continue to fight this fire. the building has a partially collapsed. they're putting water on it just from the outside. it is the same building that caught fire several months ago. it is a supermarket building. the same building has caught fire. it is five floors of tall. it is taking so long to put that out. more than 100 firefighters on the scene. fleet street is blocked off. they are here and putting water
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on it with those hoses and they have ladders put up to the windows. it is still considered an active fighter. we will bring you the latest as we get it. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> polling places around the state will open in just under an hour. a big turnout is expected. reading your sample ballot is encouraged -- bringing your sample ballot is encouraged. it is a good idea to bring a valid form of identification with you. >> you have to verify their main address and date of birth.
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maryland does not have an identification law. >> the polls open at 7:00 p.m. and will stay open until 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> marylanders have a host of hot-button issues for them on the ballot, beginning with the question four, the dream act. question number five about the new redistricting map. question six about legislation allowing same-sex couples to bumarry. question 7 calls for the expansion of the table games in casinos.
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>> it all comes down to your vote in the race for the white house. it is expected to be a close race. >>a tie this morning in tiny dixville notch. they cast five votes for president obama and five votes for governor romney. >> the last months have seen the gathering of strength of a real movement across this country. it is evidence in the size of these crowds. i understand there are a few thousand people that could not get in. >> the governor hits the road again in pennsylvania and ohio.
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president obama wakes up this morning back home in chicago. he will play a game of basketball before watching results tonight. child ing as there's a iowa or in this country languishing in poverty, barred from opportunity, our work is not done. our fight for change it goes on. >> the president promised a better tomorrow if elected. in ohio, 1.6 million people have already voted. tracie potts in cincinnati. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you heading to the polls today, or did you vote early this year?
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you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. stay with 11 news for complete election night coverage. you can get our mobile app. search and download election 2012 on your smartphone or tablet. >> there was a deadly stabbing in southwest baltimore. the woman was found dead on washington boulevard. it is not clear why she by had been attacked. there was a brutal attack in downtown baltimore. a man is in a coma after he was beaten on friday afternoon. it appears the attack was
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random. >> we are going to look into the victims background. right now there is nothing evident. >> he did not do anything to provoke this. we like for the people who did this to him to be caught. >> he's been treated for multiple skull fractures. police would try to identify the suspects. a man's body was found in the middle branch park. officers found the body after a call of a possible assault in the back parpark. >> there was an unusual find -- this 3 foot alligator.
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he was living inside the home of a possible drug suspect. investigators said it found more than $300 worth of marijuana and possession of the suspect. >> i could use a good watch gator. >> black friday could start early at one major department store. >> you will not believe what caused these floods in washington state. >> no one is facing charges in this incident. >> we do have a nor'easter scheduled to come up the coast tomorrow. >> some roads to avoid because beep-bop-boop-bop boop-beep.
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well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >> welcome back. 38 degrees downtown. we didn't expect any precipitation today. 33 at the airport. 26 in taneytown.
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it is a cold start. there could be some frost on your windshield. here is the storm we have been talking about. it is still a good distance away. tomorrow, it is scheduled to come up the coast. the computer models have shifted further to the east which remain a lesser impact around baltimore. we're in the western edge of the precipitation. people and frederick man not see any precipitation. let me break this down for you. around baltimore, we will see a mix of rain and snow showers. but not cold enough to make it stick. the roads will be fine.
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the temperatures in the low 40's. at the beach, rain will be likely. the further west you go, the less of an impact of the storm. for today, a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature between 47 and 52. the wind at about 10. it will be dry this evening. temperatures back into the upper 30's by tomorrow morning. a chance for some rain or snow showers on wednesday or thursday. kind of a winter like. we expect sunshine and temperatures in the 60's this weekend. >> good morning.
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a little difficult to get around the city because of fire activity we are following. there are closures on broadway between eastern and fleet. avoid those roads in the city for now. northbound 95, a disabled vehicle. 95 towards the beltway, no problems, 58 miles per hour. 55 on the west side outer loop. so far so good on 70 eastbound in towards the beltway. some delays will form shortly. up on traffic on 95 is good down towards the white marsh area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a rescue plays out near san francisco.
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a boat overturned on monday. two children are trapped inside. there was an air pocket. they carefully cut the boat opened to free the children. all are expected to be ok. a beaver dam is being blamed for all this flooding in washington state. they had been holding back a pond and when a pro, there was a it broke, there was a flood. watch this. oh, my goodness. the plane clipped the top of the
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suv. one person suffered minor injuries. >> it will cost you a swing and a leg to buy your thanksgiving turkey this year. americans will be able to enjoy relatively cheap turkeys. feed was cheaper in the spring. the recent price those way to shop at macy's may have a shorter wait. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> if you lost power during the recent hurricane and used a generator, there is a recall. costco recalling more than a
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thousand generators because they make the field and catch fire. the year 6500 or 7000 running watts. there have been two reports of property damage. the government is offering relief for some displaced homeowners. there is a moratorium on foreclosures for homeowners with federally insured mortgages. higher close for stocks yesterday. the dow is up more than 7% so far this year. the bloomberg maryland index was higher on gains for in that therapeutics -- for united therapeutics. all macy stores will open that midnight on friday november 23
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and people can view specials on their updated mobile app. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> would you go shopping at midnight? >> no. 32 degrees at the airport. the ravens are still suffering from identity crisis. pete gilbert would join us in the studio. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
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>> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a new accident in catonsville along north rolling road. we have a crash. we still have closures in the city along broadway between eastern and fleet. some closures between eastern and feleep. a disabled vehicle blocking a lane. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 295 -- some closures between eastern and fleet.
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so far so good on route 40 down to the harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. the weather should be nice and quiet for this election day. 33 at the airport. it is cold start for us. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature in the upper 40's and low 50's. about 10 degrees below average. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. ravens critics wanted to see ray rice get more touches. and sunday, rice had 25 carries
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and two receptions. a more physical play of football. the ravens use a lot of the no- huddle. john harbaugh likes a physical team. and to run the ball more often. it takes more than finesse to win. >> we want to be a physical football team. have to rush the passer and be able to throw the ball. it will take different things to win. we want to be an up-tempo offense. joe has done a great job of driving. it was a faster tempo than we have seen in the past.
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>> finally a homegrown as the ravens host the raiders on sunday. they had a stretch of four at 05 on the road. >> two games against pittsburgh coming up. >> maryland is coming to those hit hard by sandy. >> voters get a chance to make their voices heard. everything you need to know about election day is coming up. >> firefighters are battling a blaze in fells point. >> closures related to the fire activity.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara.
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thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is cold. >> a cold start on this tuesday morning. there is some frost out there. the yourself a couple of extra minutes. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature expected around 50 degrees. that is 10 degrees below average. we'll talk about the nor'easter coming up the coast. stay tuned. >> breaking news in fells point were a fire is keeping a lot of firefighters very busy and snarling traffic. >> kim dacey joins us live from the scene. >> more than 100 firefighters
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remain on the scene in the firefighter block of broadway. it is behind the broadway market. smoke is pouring out of the building. the smoke is blanketing the sky over fells point this morning and permeating a few blocks away. a five story building is on fire. the same building caught fire in june. it is supermarket building that has partially collapsed. firefighters have had to fight this fire from the outside. we were just down there a few minutes ago. you can see the glow of the fire inside the open windows. lou can see the fire just goi
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owing. more than 100 firefighters on the scene. no injuries reported. everybody is okay. they got those firefighters once the building started to collapse. we will bring you the latest as we get it. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> it was a long, expensive battle but it is almost over. americans will head to the polls to decide a winner in the race for the white house. >> hallie jackson has more. >> we have been listening to the candidates make to cases but today it is the voices of the voters that will be the loudest.
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romney.l blow for romn >> i think we need more of a change in a positive direction for the economy. >> she feels this year she could make a difference. >> i want to make sure my voice is heard. >> the presidential candidates urged supporters to make their voices heard. there was last-minute campaigning in wisconsin, in hampshire, and iowa. some 30 million people have already cast their ballots. >> it is a privilege that we have and we need to take advantage of it.
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>> both president obama and mitt romney are keeping up their closing arguments today. mitt romney will be in ohio and pennsylvania. the president will be in chicago today. >> when can we expect results? >> we will see the first of the big battleground states close at 7:00 p.m., virginia. then ohio and florida. did not expect the networks to call this before 11:00 p.m. eastern when almost all the states will wrap up except for alaska. they have talked about the importance of getting it right. you remember what happened back in 2000. >> hallie jackson, thank you.
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this election season has been a very expensive one. the latest round of political ads shattered fund-raising records. mgm and other supporters has spent over $40 million to get voters to pass it -- almost $90 million on the single issue of expanded gambling. the same sex marriage debate has generated $6.5 million. >> cleanup efforts continue along the coast of new york and new jersey. ferry packedsland peo
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with people for the first time. some remain without power. >> it is not the same everywhere. i will go to some places that still do not have power. >> authorities are working to get power so people can vote on election day. 75 b.g.e. workers are on their way to new york and new jersey to help out with restoration efforts. two groups are going to pennsylvania where many customers have been in the dark for eight base ndays now. >> we have massive trees down. it is amazing how much damage there is. >> the crew members are expected
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to be deployed for about a week. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> we have fire department activity in the fells point area. broadly between eastern and flee -- broadway between eastern and fleet. we have an accident on rolling road. 12 minutes on the west side outer loop. still need to build in volume on the south side. eight minutes between 795 and the j.f.x. here's a quick, live look at traffic. some brake lights on 295 down towards 32. this is 895 down from pulaski highway to the harbor tunnel. everything looking good at the fort mchenry.
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that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we start with the current conditions. it is a chilly start. 33 at the airport. a mixture of sun and clouds. temperatures will be about 10 degrees below average. your 50 for the high later today -- near 50 for the high later today. it will be breezy and chilly with high temperatures in the 40's. we are looking for to a nice weekend. by the weekend, it will turn out ok. >> too early for snow showers. 6:37. a baltimore landmark reopens.
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we'll have a preview of the new not washington tavern. -- of the new mount washington tavern. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day.
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you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con no view, no touch trap snaps to kill instantly. no looking, no touching. d-con. get out.
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so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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>> the owners vowed to rebuild after the tavern burn to the ground. >> the owners showed off the redesign complete with new furnishings and decorations. there's a complete transformation of the upstairs pimlico room with an adjoining bar. redesign is even better than the original building. >> we had to do everything upgraded to code. now we have a sprinkler system. the entire first floor is on one level. before there was a raw bar and it is much more open. >> it looks great. it will reopen today at 4:00
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p.m. >> 33 degrees at the airport. >> we will take a look at closures in the city because of fire activity. >> it will be a chilly and dry day today. here's a look outside. temperatures in the 30's. temperatures in the 30's. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away.
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that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. the poles around the state will open in less than 15 minutes --
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the polls will open. don't expect to find a long line and had a fehead of you. police are investigating a deadly stabbing in southwest baltimore. a woman was found dead inside a home on washington boulevard. it is not clear why she butted been attacked. there was a brutal attack in downtown baltimore. a man is in a medically induced coma. he was beaten by four men on friday. it appears the attack was random. police will try to identify the suspects. >> did you get a good night's
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sleep? if not, you may look for something to refuel you. the choices you make could have a significant impact on their health. >> there is a link between sleep deprivation and obesity. >> people who slapped about five hours compared to people who slept six to seven hours took in 550 more calories per day. >> people often make poor lifestyle decisions when they are sleep deprived. >> they did not seem to ex pend more calories. >> you just want quick energy and some people tend to go towards donuts and pastries, coke and candy bars.
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>> those kinds of foods will burn quickly in your body. >> protein and to eat something every few hours to keep that energy going. >> paxon healthy snacks --pack some healthy snacks so you have a handy alternative. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> continued closures in fells point because of fire activity. broadway is shut down between fleet. adnd fire activity continues. we have an accident on rolling road in catonsville. we are up to speed on the west side.
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southbound on 83, around 64 miles per hour. this is 295 at 175. we're seeing some delays between this and 32. 95 ok through howard county. this is 95 at the fort mchenry. so far so good at the harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the weather should be nice and quiet today. it will be chilly. 33 at the airport. 26 in taneytown. here is the storm we have been talking about. it will stay south of us even through this evening.
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as we head through tomorrow, the storm is expected. most of the computer modeling has shifted to the east. that means the major impact will be closer to the eastern shore. if you're watching in the western suburbs, you guys might not get anything tomorrow. let's break it down. we start with the western shore counties. around baltimore, a mix of rain and snow showers. it will be cold enough for snow showers but not cold enough to stick. rose will be just fine -- the roads will be just fine. a better chance for some rain at the beach.
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not a big deal with this storm. we will not get a big impact from this nor'easter. for today, a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature between 47 and 52 degrees. the weather will hold tonight. temperatures will drop back into the upper 30's. a mix of rain and snow showers tomorrow. high temperatures in the 40's. we'll get back into the 60's on saturday and sunday. >> breaking news in fells point. a stubborn fire on broadway. kim dacey has been on the scene all morning. >> good morning.
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you can see and smell the smoke from a few blocks away. what we can tell you is there is a five story building that is on fire. this is the same building that caught fire back in june. it is a supermarket building. this fire is that four alarms. over 100 firefighters training fire hoses on the building. it is a stubborn fire. they are trying their best to put it out. there are no injuries associated with this fire. part of the building collapsed. firefighters moved outside to keep themselves safe.
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we will bring you the latest as we get it. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. people had to the polls across the country. president obama and mitt romney have made their pitches. now it is up to voters. will the balance of power shift on capitol hill? that is when we get started on this election day. >> thank you. 6:52. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> we'll take a last look at >> we'll take a last look at
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i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- are you heading to the polls today, or did you vote early this year? >> we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> here is some of the stories
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you'll find at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. are you and your cell phone attached at the hip? how to find out if you have nomophobia. >> it seems like a good idea at the time, a trick play. >> it was pretty slick. >> all that and it is traffic and weather updates. >> the problems in the fells point area. there are closures on broadway and eastern and fleet. we have an accident on rolling road in catonsville. 57 on the west side. moving well on 95 out of white marsh.
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here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 295 with intermittent delays. tunnel traffic moving very well . >> you saw the flag. no flags today. a mixture of sun and clouds. it is a chilly start. no excuses weather-wise not to vote. most of the computer models keep this offshore so that we do not get a big impact from this storm. it would not be a big deal. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> go out and folvote.
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